Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine 'dose error' explained

Some trial volunteers were given shots half the planned strength, so how does that affect the results?

Nov. 26, 2020 ~6 min

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Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is cheaper than Pfizer's and Moderna's and doesn't require supercold temperature

There is now a third vaccine that prevents COVID-19 infections. It isn't quite as effective as the other two vaccines but it has advantages that may make it the frontrunner.

Sanjay Mishra, Project Coordinator & Staff Scientist, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University • conversation
Nov. 24, 2020 ~9 min

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Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine shows 70% protection

The large-scale trial is both a triumph and a disappointment, after other groups had better results.

Nov. 23, 2020 ~5 min

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Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection

The results add to growing confidence that vaccination can end the pandemic.

Nov. 16, 2020 ~6 min

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Oxford: The soggy view from UK's oldest rain record

Like the country as a whole, Oxford's Radcliffe weather station recorded an extremely wet October.

Nov. 2, 2020 ~5 min

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BCG: Can a vaccine from 1921 save lives from Covid-19?

Vaccines may cause wide-scale changes in the immune system which can boost the body's protection.

Oct. 11, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus: Oxford University vaccine trial paused after participant falls ill

AstraZeneca describes the pause in its keenly-awaited final clinical trials as routine.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 9, 2020 ~6 min

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Giant space chamber installed in Oxfordshire

UK satellite manufacturers will soon have the use of one of the biggest test vessels in Europe.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
June 17, 2020 ~4 min

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Oxford University Museum of Natural History gives exhibits fresh look

The natural world specimens are being temporarily removed to make way for new display cabinets.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 11, 2020 ~2 min

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Post office team picked for Antarctic Port Lockroy base

The team will spend four months franking stamps on tourists' postcards and counting penguins.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 20, 2019 ~2 min

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